Liam McIntyre is attached to star in a contemporary reboot of the 1982 grindhouse classic Turkey Shoot. Richard S Guardian and consultancy client Lightning Entertainment launch sales in Cannes.

The star of TV hit Spartacus: War Of The Damned [pictured ]will play disgraced Navy Seal Rick Tyler in the action-adventure Turkey Shoot: Resurrected alongside his Spartacus co-star Viva Bianca.

Production is set for autumn on the near-future tale where global activity comes to a standstill to watch the broadcasts of a survival reality show. Tyler enters the brutal contest as a way of clearing his name

Jon Hewitt will direct from a screenplay he co-wrote with Belinda McClory. Antony I Ginnane from the original Turkey Shoot will once again produce. Guardian, Trenchard-Smith and Anthony J Lyons serve as executive producers.